extricated


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ex·tri·cate

 (ĕk′strĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. ex·tri·cat·ed, ex·tri·cat·ing, ex·tri·cates
To release from an entanglement or difficulty; disengage.

[Latin extrīcāre, extrīcāt- : ex-, ex- + trīcae, hindrances, perplexities.]

ex′tri·ca·ble (-kə-bəl) adj.
ex′tri·ca′tion n.
Synonyms: extricate, disengage, disentangle, untangle
These verbs mean to free from something that entangles: extricated herself from an embarrassing situation; disengaged his attention from the television; sought to disentangle fact from fiction in the account; lawyers tasked with untangling the corporation's financial dealings.
References in classic literature ?
This operation took at least four hours, but at length the inner balloon once completely extricated did not appear to have suffered in the least degree.
Rescue 1122 rushed to the site and extricated bodies after cutting the body of car.
Firefighters extricated the pair, one from each vehicle, after being called to the scene by police.
Until 2am this morning, the three bodies of victims who had been found had yet to be extricated.
Government troops extricated and brought Paradjil to Kuta Heneral Teodulfo Bautista in Bus-bus, Jolo, Sulu.
The driver of a small van had to be "rapidly extricated" by firefighters and he has now been taken to Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen.
Yesterday a full scale medical drill took place where a crash was simulated and a driver extricated before being airlifted to hospital.
A driver who struck two Cook County sheriffs police cars and injured two officers, one of whom had to be extricated from his vehicle, was ordered held on $75,000 bail Thursday.
Ross Turnbull, a group manager with the service, said: "The deceased was a male adult in the car and we extricated him from the vehicle.
Sullivan, rescue crews extricated a driver trapped in her vehicle for approximately 45 minutes.
However, Richard Mullen gradually extricated Mixed Message and the pair ran on strongly to nail Dream Vale close home as the runner-up appeared to be done no favours by the jockeyless Grand Jipeck.
Due to the damage to the vehicle, the woman was trapped in her car, and the roof was removed so she could be safely extricated by ambulance crews.